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The National DisAbility Rights Network has published a report titled “Out from the Shadows-Informal Removal of Children with Disabilities from Public Schools” regarding protecting the rights of children with disabilities in school.
The U.S. Department of Education has published a Q&A document intended to provide guidance regarding the IDEA requirements applicable to children with disabilities placed by their parents in private schools.
The U.S. Department of Education has developed a resource document that describes principles for States, school districts, schools, parents, and other stakeholders to consider when developing or revising policies and procedures on the use of restraint and seclusion.
In January 2022, OSERS released the 43rd Annual Report to Congress on the Implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 2021. The report focuses on children with disabilities being served under IDEA, Part B and Part C, nationally and at the state level.
The US Department of Education released (October 19, 2021) a resource on Supporting Child and Student Social, Emotional, Behavioral, and Mental Health during COVID-19. This resource highlights seven recommendations for providing school- or program-based mental health support across early childhood, K-12 schools, and higher education settings.
The Office of Special Education Programs is excited to release OSEP Fast Facts: Race and Ethnicity of Children with Disabilities Served under IDEA Part B and new supplemental tool, Hand In Hand, which explores our IDEA, Section 618 data with the specific lens on race and ethnicity.
The Office of Special Education Programs has an information and resource page addressing shortages in the special education workforce. Access a series of OSEP briefs to learn about 13 leverage points and strategies to attract, prepare, and retain effective personnel to serve children with disabilities.
The U.S. Department of Education English Learner Tool Kit, English Learners website, and Educator and Developer Toolkits to Support English Learners
NCEO - Guidance Manuals for Educators of English Learners with Disabilities - Ideas and Lessons from the Field